A leading private client lawyer has joined Knights’ growing team in Birmingham as the business’ Midlands growth continues.

Partner Tom Evans is an experienced estate and tax planning solicitor with expertise in inheritance and capital gains tax planning.

As a STEP qualified solicitor, Tom can assist families on a broad range of private wealth matters, including the preparation of wills, powers of attorney, lifetime settlements and the administration of trusts and estates.

His arrival builds on Knights’ growth in the Midlands, adding to the comprehensive range of expertise Knights has to offer as the largest regional legal services business in the UK with 23 offices nationwide.

Tom Evans, partner at Knights, said: "I am delighted to join Knights at this time of huge growth, as well as have the opportunity to contribute to the continued development of the private wealth practice in the Birmingham office and beyond.

“Knights has a terrific reputation for its ‘one team’ approach to advising individuals, families and privately owned businesses and I am very much looking forward to getting stuck in with my colleagues and providing the best possible service to our clients.”

Tom is the 12th Partner to join Knights in recent months, with more new arrivals set to follow.

Jess Neyt, Client Services Director at Knights, said:

“Tom is a great addition, he brings a huge amount of talent, a strong reputation, energy and enthusiasm to our Birmingham team.

“We’re set for further growth in Birmingham and across the Midlands this year. Tom will help us to deliver on our plans.”

Knights is ranked within the top 50 UK law firms by revenue – providing multiple services to business clients alongside premium advisory services to private individuals.